The First Master—Bottom Label
Disc Color: Black
Lettering/Hot Stamp: Raised lettering: WHAM-O® FRISBEE® MASTER TOURNAMENT MODEL—Gold, White
Label/Sticker: Top label, black on gold: FRISBEE \ WHAM-O \ MASTER \ TOURNAMENT \ MODEL \ U. S. PAT. No. 3359678 \ 150 GRAMS \ © 1967 WHAM-O MFG. CO. SAN GABRIEL, CALIF. \ IFA APPROVED
Bottom label, black on silver: If found \ Please Mail (Postage Collect) \ to WHAM-O MFG. CO. \ 835 E. El Monte St., San Gabriel \ Calif. 91778, who will return to \ registered owner. \ OWNERS' IDENTIFICATION \ 00001 \ Serial NUMBER
Date Introduced: 1967 or 1968
Number Produced: 1 with this ID, millions overall
Period of Manufacture:
Special Notes: In original packaging with torn shrink wrap. Includes IFA membership card and Master registration card. From Ed Headrick collection (who else would have owned 001?).
Introduced in late 1967 or early 1968. A March 1968 issue of Playthings suggests that the Master was released in 1968. The copyright date on the bottom is 1967 as is the copyright on the top label, however the copyright on the packaging is 1968.
Contributor(s): Kevin Fuller
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